Digital Archivist Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Digital Archivist
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
The Robert E. Kennedy Library at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA, seeks enterprising candidates with strong interpersonal and technical skills to manage the Kennedy Library’s Special Collections and University Archives digital program and to provide leadership and coordination for library programs in support of campus digital media collections, programs and services.

Under the direction of the Director, Information Resources and Archives and working closely with the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, this position will develop and manage the digital program and infrastructure for the Kennedy Library Special Collections and University Archives and promote digital collections and services for the department to ensure integration with library initiatives.

This position will collaborate with librarians, including the Digital Scholarship Services Librarian, information technologists, faculty, and campus partners to develop and implement the infrastructure, programs and services to support the use of digital media (images, video, and other rich media) in student and faculty research and the campus curriculum.

The successful candidate:

Embraces innovation;

Is an effective communicator and eager collaborator;

Is a versatile yet goal-oriented colleague;

Employs a consultative approach to planning, implementing and delivering projects and initiatives; and

Is an advocate for integrating technologies within the context of teaching and learning to advance scholarship across disciplines.

This full time tenure-track position is available at the Senior Assistant or Associate Librarian level, with an anticipated hiring range of $57,000-$70,000 plus a generous benefits package. Appointment rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications: MLS from an ALA accredited program or comparable library experience; minimum 2 years professional experience in digital asset management for special collections, digital records management, digital humanities, or a comparable field; and digital program or project management experience in educational or cultural institutions such as special collections, archives, or academic libraries.

To apply, please visit WWW.CALPOLYJOBS.ORG, complete the required online faculty application and submit it to Requisition #102708. Online attachments should include a cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae, and include list of 3 references on application. Three letters of recommendation and original transcripts will be required of finalists. Review of applications will begin January 2, 2013. For more information about the Kennedy Library, please see:http://lib.calpoly.edu/about/jobs. Cal Poly is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and nominations of all qualified individuals. EEO.

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